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Thriving Beyond Sustainability: Pathways to a Resilient Society

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458 pages7 hours

Summary

• The author’s book The Sustainability Revolution had sales of over 20,000. • This book should have strong academic pick-up from Green MBA programs, architecture programs, geography, environmental science, etc. • Audience will include municipalities, green builders, and the green business community. • Book outlines examples of innovative programs in both urban and rural areas that various schools, businesses, and organizations are implementing to create thriving communities. • Examples include: Danish island of Samso, 4100 residents launched a renewable energy program and reduced their carbon footprint by 140 percent. Transition Initiatives in the UK and the US. Wild Country Campaign in Australia. ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability working with municipalities throughout the world. • Each chapter includes a “Taking Action” section with practical ways to make positive changes at home, in the workplace and at school. • There is an extensive resources section for connecting groups implementing actions in each field.

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